Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

December 1, 2015   |   Washington, DC, USA


The Inter-Agency Reference Group for the revised Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Guidelines and the World Bank Group are hosting an event in Washington DC for the launch of the 

Guidelines for Integrating Gender-Based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action
Reducing risk, promoting resilience and aiding recovery

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

12-2 PM
JB1-080, 701 18th Street, NW

The new Guidelines are a practical, field-tested tool for humanitarian actors and crisis-affected communities that offer step-by-step guidance on essential actions to prevent gender-based violence (GBV) across all sectors, resulting in safer and more effective programmes that reduce risk, promote resilience, and aid recovery.

Opening Remarks

Anju Malhotra
Principal Adviser, Gender and Development, Programme Division, UNICEF

Ugochi Daniels
Chief, Humanitarian and Fragile Contexts Branch, UNFPA

Presentation of the Guidelines

Mendy Marsh
Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies Specialist

Panel Discussion Moderated by

Caren Grown
Senior Director, Gender Cross-Cutting Solutions Area, World Bank Group
Colin Bruce
Senior Adviser and Designated IASC Principal, Office of the World Bank Group President
Patricia McIlreavy
Senior Director, Humanitarian Policy, InterAction

Closing Remarks

Catherine Wiesner

Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Department of State,  Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration